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Occurred : 9/30/2001 14:25 (Entered as : 09/30/01 14:25)
Reported: 10/5/2006 7:49:53 PM 19:49
Posted: 10/30/2006
Location: Hanford, CA
Shape: Disk
Duration:7 - 10 seconds
Daylight disk seen over Hanford, California

Object (1) seen directly overhead - just happened to look up (as an amateur pilot and airplane buff, I am interested in what happens in the sky) and saw a brilliant white object - for a moment, I thought it was a feather but quickly realized my error - the object was perfectly round, a little smaller than the full moon, with no fuselage, wings, empennage, or visible means of propulsion - it moved rapidly in a straight line SE toward Tulare and disappeared - the object made no sound (I can easily hear passenger jets flying overhead where I live) and no exhaust (vapor trails, etc.) was seen - I saw and heard a passenger jet flying northward just a few minutes later and easily made out the normal jet plane design (fuselage, wings, empennage) - it was much duller in appearance than the object - I have seen many meteors and a meteor it was not - I cannot say with any certainty how high the object was nor its true size but if I had to estimate I would say it was between 7500 and 10,000 feet - I tried to contact FAT radar without success but did contact KSEE-TV to ask if anyone else had reported seeing the object but they did not have any additional sightings to report